is a window?
A window is an area on your desktop within which all Windows-based
is a desktop?
When you start your computer, the first thing you see is the desktop.
The desktop is your work area.
is Taskbar ?
By default, the taskbar is located on the bottom edge of the desktop.
You can click on the taskbar and drag it to other locations. The
Start button, active program buttons, icons for quick access to
programs, and the current time are located on the taskbar.
What is My Computer ?
The My Computer icon provides access to the resources on your
computer. You can access your drives and other peripherals by
clicking on the My Computer icon. You can also access the Control
Panel through My Computer.
is Recycle Bin ?
When you delete an object, Windows 98 sends it to the Recycle
Bin. You can restore objects that are located in the Recycle Bin
or you can permanently delete them.
is Shortcut icon ?
Icons with an arrow in the lower left corner are shortcut icons.
Click on the icon for quick access to the object they represent
(program, document, printer, and so on).
is Program, Folder, and Document icons ?
Program, folder, and document icons do not have an arrow in the
lower left corner. They represent the actual object and provide
direct access to the object.
do I shut down my computer?
To shut down your computer:
1. Click on the Start button. The Start menu will appear.
2. Click on Shutdown. The Shut Down Windows dialog box will appear.
3. Click on the Shut Down radio button.
4. Clickon OK.